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Iroquois History and Legends Podcast

You are all invited to come, learn and explore the rich history of the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee or The Iroquois Confederacy.
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Aug 8, 2017

In December 1763 a group of miscreants known as "The Paxton Boys" led raids into Lancaster County.  They murdered and mutilated an entire community of Iroquois Conestoga people.  Men, women and children.  A month later after the facts were gathered Benjamin Franklin wrote a lengthy article called "A Narrative of the...

Aug 5, 2017

With the Seven Years War winding down.  Jeffery Amherst the British Commander-in-Chief of North America has to reduce spending drastically.   One of the things he cuts to almost zero is the budget for allied Native Nations.  Also colonists begin pouring into the west in violation to the Treaty of Easton. A Seneca man...

Jul 19, 2017

Today we have a very special extended episode. The first of its kind we have Steve Guerra from Beyond the Big Screen Podcast and The History of the Papacy Podcast.  We join him in discussing the 1992 film "The Last of the Mohicans".  We discuss context and historical accuracy. We hope you enjoy.  And please listen to...

Jul 6, 2017

We are back with three stories that Haudenosaunee people tell.  The first one is a short story on where stories come from.  Then we have a tale about Bear and Buffalo.  Finally we have Skunny-Wundy.  A person who just can't help but tell everyone how great he is.

Jun 19, 2017

Today we end our seven part series on the French and Indian War. The years 1759 and 1760 would see the end of all conflict in North America for the Seven Years War.  This week we cover the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, how the Haudenosaunee united with the Canadian Iroquois against the French, the Battle of...